It’s good to support local, so here are my top 5 independent cafes in Stratford-upon-Avon, for when you’re next in need of a coffee-and-cake fix in Shakespeare’s hometown.Continue reading Top 5 independent cafes in Stratford-upon-Avon
I took a brief culinary journey around Stratford-upon-Avon today (Sunday Sept 23) on the Stratford Town Centre Food Festival Taste Trail.
Find out what my five-year-old son and I made of the treats on offer at the nine town centre venues taking part in the 2018 Stratford Town Centre Food Festival Taste Trail.
Stratford Town Centre Food Festival takes place every autumn. It’s one of the most popular events on Stratford-upon-Avon’s busy calendar.
So when does the next food fest come to town and what’s on?
Afternoon Tea Week offers in Stratford-upon-Avon
If you’re nuts for scones, potty for clotted cream and just plain crackers for sandwiches, you’ll be delighted to know that it’s Afternoon Tea Week!
This annual celebration of Afternoon Tea – that perfect collection of sandwiches, scones, cakes and tea (perhaps with a side of bubbly) – runs from August 14 to August 20 2018.
And there are some delicious Afternoon Tea Week offers in Stratford-upon-Avon this year.
When the weather is hot, hot, hot, you need the top 5 places to cool down in Stratford-upon-Avon.
With both weekly and special Stratford-upon-Avon markets held throughout the year, the town upholds a tradition that dates back to 1196, when Richard the Lionheart granted a market charter.
Take a look at the top 5 Stratford-upon-Avon summer experiences to discover the quintessential things to see, do and eat during the most popular time of the year in Shakespeare’s home town.
Just try to walk along High Street without going weak at the knees for a sugar fix: a staggering 4 of the top 5 places for a sweet treat in Stratford-upon-Avon have windows on High Street, offering a tempting glimpse into their world of treats, sweets, cakes, fudge and ice cream. Willy Wonka would have a field day.
These are Stratfordblog’s top 5 places for a sweet treat in Stratford-upon-Avon. Is your favourite here?
Afternoon Tea in Stratford-upon-Avon is outranked in Englishness only by the Queen eating fish and chips in a telephone box. Afternoon Tea at the RSC therefore, with views of the Avon and its gliding swans, takes another step towards peak Englishness.
So what can you expect when you take Afternoon Tea at the RSC in Stratford-upon-Avon?
I don’t like to make a fuss. I want a coffee. I have child. If someone has to help me drag a pushchair up steps or wrangle with seventeen tables just to let me and the gargantuan pile of plastic through, that’s making a fuss. And I don’t like to make a fuss.
(By the way, I don’t like pushchairs either. But it’s not always practical to carry both baby and all their stuff like some sort of over-sized, double-shelled turtle.)
So where, as a parent with pushchair, can you enjoy a much-needed caffeine hit?